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In this Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 photo, senior animal sciences major Massimo Montalbano, and Amelia, a three year old cow, right, walk on the campus of University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. Montalbano, brought the towering dairy cow Amelia to join his commencement photo shoot. Montalbano worked with cattle throughout his undergraduate studies with the university's Foremost Dairy Research Center. (Liv Paggiarino/Missourian via AP)
Cow steals spotlight at student's graduation photo shootUniversity of Missouri students were stunned when a towering dairy cow appeared on campus to make a cameo in a graduation photo shoot
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In this file photo from Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, firefighter Adrien Mahnke pauses while battling the Camp Fire as it tears through Paradise, Calif. A report on firefighter injuries in a deadly Northern California wildfire details harrowing conditions they faced and a few close calls with death. The report released Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said the Camp Fire overtook three firefighters trying to set a backfire Nov. 8 to stop the blaze. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Report details firefighters' harrowing work in ParadiseA report on firefighter injuries in a deadly Northern California wildfire details the harrowing conditions they faced and a few close calls with death
The Associated Press13 hours ago
This Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 photo, shows the interior of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Chicago. The 120-year-old Chicago church was saved from auction after a midnight call from a group of donors, which one church official said was "a Christmas miracle." (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Last minute donation saves Chicago church from auctionA 120-year-old Greek Orthodox church in Chicago has been saved from going to auction after a midnight call from a group of donors, which one church official says is "a Christmas miracle"
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Families are reunited with their children at the Civic Hall Performing Arts Center where students waited after being bussed from Dennis Intermediate School following a shooting, Thursday, Dec. 13 2018, in Richmond, Ind. (Jordan Kartholl/The Palladium-Item via AP)
Boy's mother called 911 before Indiana school shootingPolice say a 14-year-old Indiana boy's mother was the 911 caller who warned authorities before the teenager shot his way into a middle school and exchanged gunfire with officers
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Man’s Fall From Cruise Ship ‘Was an Intentional Act’A vacation nightmare: A man on Friday went overboard from a cruise ship about 35 miles off the Florida Keys. The US Coast Guard was searching for the unidentified 26-year-old who plummeted from the Carnival Victory, using a plane, helicopter, and cutter, per CNN . "Sadly, all the facts surrounding this...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2018 file photo, Yolanda Renee King, grand daughter of Martin Luther King Jr., left, accompanied by Jaclyn Corin, right, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and one of the organizers of the rally, speaks during the "March for Our Lives" rally in support of gun control in Washington. Corin who survived the school shooting massacre and co-founded the "March For Our Lives" gun-reform movement has been accepted to Harvard. The senior student Corin posted a photo of her admissions notice on Instagram on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Parkland survivor, gun-reform advocate accepted to HarvardA Florida high schooler who survived a school shooting massacre and co-founded the "March For Our Lives" gun-reform movement has been accepted to Harvard
The Associated Press13 hours ago
This photo provided by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency shows Navy Seaman 2nd Class Charles C. Gomez, Jr., 19, of Slidell, Louisiana, killed during World War II, and was accounted for on Sept. 19, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Gomez was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The attack on the ship resulted in the deaths of 429 crewmen, including Gomez. (Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency  via AP)
Remains of sailor killed at Pearl Harbor identifiedFull military honors will be given to a Louisiana sailor whose remains have been identified more than 75 years after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
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Close win: Democrat has subpoena for Kentucky House SpeakerA Democrat whose one-vote victory for a Kentucky House seat is being challenged by his Republican rival has filed a subpoena for the incoming GOP House speaker
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Community members hold a candlelight vigil for Kelsey Berreth under the gazebo of Memorial Park in Woodland Park, Colo., on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Berreth was last seen on Thanksgiving Day, captured on surveillance video entering a grocery store with what appears to be her 1-year-old daughter in a baby carrier. Weeks later, investigators don't know what happened to the 29-year-old Colorado mother. (Kelsey Brunner/The Gazette via AP)
The Latest: Police say fiancé the last to see missing womanA Colorado police chief leading the search for a woman missing since Thanksgiving says her fiancé was the last person to see her "face to face"
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Johnny Bobbitt stands during a hearing Burlington County Courthouse in Mt. Holly, N.J. on Friday Dec. 14, 2018.   Bobbitt will be released from county jail and live in his apartment in Philadelphia.  Prosecutors say Bobbitt conspired with Katelyn McClure and her former boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, to concoct a feel-good story about Bobbitt giving McClure his last $20 when her car ran out of gas. They raised $400,000, which authorities say was spent on luxury items and casino trips.   (David Swanson /The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, Pool)
Homeless vet in alleged GoFundMe scam released on bailA homeless man from Philadelphia who allegedly schemed with a New Jersey couple to scam GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 will be released from jail pending trial
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Ohio lawmakers send Kasich pair of new abortion restrictionsThe Republican-led Legislature sent Ohio Gov. John Kasich a pair of new abortion restrictions on Friday, including legislation banning terminations at the first detectable fetal heartbeat that he's vowed to veto
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The Latest: College: School welcomes withdrawal requestA spokeswoman for an Iowa college says the school welcomes a student group's request to withdraw a union petition filed with the National Labor Relations Board.
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